EPSOM OAKS 1905
The 127th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 2nd June 1905 and was won by Cherry Lass (4/5 fav), by Isinglass out of Black Cherry trained by Jack Robinson, who won by 3 lengths in 2 mins 38.00 secs. The winner won £4,950 (Equivalent to £554,400 in 2017) and there were 12 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
CHERRY LASS Herbert Jones Jack Robinson William Hall Walker 4/5
QUEEN OF THE EARTH W Higgs   Mr G Faber 100/14
AMITIE Danny Maher   Sir Jas Miller 100/6
COSTLY LADY F Bullock   Mr Lionel Robinson 100/6
COMMUNE F Hardy   Duke of Devonshire 50/1
RENAISSANCE W Halsey   Sir E Vincent 100/8
GALANTINE G Stern   Mr Ernest Dresden 100/7
KOORHAAN W Griggs   Lord Ellesmere 100/6
SOTTO VOCE Bernard Dillon   Lord Ellesmere 100/6
VERDIANA Otto Madden   Lord Derby 100/6
THERAPIA T Heppell   Mr J G Baird Hay 100/7
FERMENT K Cannon   Mr Abe Belmont 20/1
      Over Round 128%
For further information on this Classic race 'The Oaks Stakes' by Michael Church provides a comprehensive history of the great race. It is a limited edition volume, limited to 650 copies, and is available from Amazon ISBN 1910498289